2016 Participants

2016participants Students selected for the 2016 program were, from left, Alesia Hunter, Alexis Trench, Daniel Day, and Kaitlyn Markey. The following information pertains to the time of their participation in the Summer Institute. Daniel Day was advised by Dr. Jeff Buler in UD’s Dept. of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology. School: Dickinson College / Major: environmental science Project: Mapping Winter Waterfowl within the Delmarva Peninsula Read Daniel’s poster abstract here. Alesia Hunter was advised by Dr. Angelia Seyfferth in UD’s Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences. School: Beloit College / Major: environmental biology Project: The Chemical Properties of Mangrove Leaves from Polluted and Healthy Habitats Read Alesia’s poster abstract here. Kaitlyn Markey was advised by Dr. Amy Shober in UD’s Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences. School: North Carolina State University / Major: plant and soil science/agronomic science Project: Using Silicon Fertilizers to Improve Soil Phosphorus Availability on High Phosphorus Soils Read Kaitlyn’s poster abstract here. Alexis Trench was advised by Dr. Tanya Gressley in UD’s Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences. School: UD / Major: pre-veterinary medicine/animal biosciences Project: Effect of CO2 and Pore Size on in vitro Measures of Bovine Neutrophil Chemotaxis Read Alexis’ poster abstract here. Read the UDaily article